The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has conveyed his greetings and felicitations to King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck on his birthday.
On Sunday, King Khesar has turned 35.
In his message, the president has said, ‘On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me immense pleasure to extend my heartiest good wishes and warm greetings on the occasion of Your Majestys birthday.’
He further said, ‘Your Majesty’s personal commitment to consolidating our historic and close bilateral relations is very much appreciated by the Indian people. It was an honour and privilege for me to receive Your Majesty in India in 2014 and meet Your Majesty during my visit to Bhutan the same year.’
‘I take this opportunity to extend my best wishes for the health and happiness of Your Majesty and esteemed members of the Royal Family of Bhutan,’ the statement reads.